Official Review: College the no-debt way by Bob Adebayo

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Official Review: College the no-debt way by Bob Adebayo

Post by Mely918 » 07 Jan 2019, 00:59

[Following is an official review of "College the no-debt way" by Bob Adebayo.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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The book College the no-debt way by Bob Adebayo provides advice for incoming college students and their parents on the ways in which they can get through college without accumulating any debt. College is undoubtedly very expensive in the U.S. Yet, society places a great amount of importance in obtaining a bachelor’s degree. It is, therefore, beneficial for students to become informed of ways to avoid student debt. This book gives valuable information on how to achieve that.

One of the main emphases of the book is the fact that there are multiple ways of getting through college debt-free. Adebayo interviewed several debt-free students to give insight into the many ways one can save money during college. He also compiled knowledge on grants and credits throughout the novel. Additionally, he tells his readers of the strategic approaches they can take to avoid student loans and debt. One of the biggest takeaways is knowing that most students who have no loans to pay off after college started working towards that goal from an early age.

I found a lot of the information in this book incredibly valuable. This is the kind of book that I believe should be inside all college career centers in high schools. It’s great that there are many accounts from debt-free students on the steps they took to achieve that. Those interviews make the idea of leaving college without any debt more attainable. Furthermore, Adebayo’s novel is very informative and goes in-depth on the various ways that students can start saving money as early as high school. It is clear that the author did extensive research for this book, which makes it all the more important for both high school students and incoming college freshmen to read. There is so much that they can learn from reading this book, and it can potentially allow many to live a more stress-free life after college.

There is not much that I have to criticize about this book. The only thing would be the errors that I found. There was a total of nine mistakes. It wasn’t anything major, and they did not distract from the overall content of the novel. The errors occurred within the first half of the book. The second half had near perfect grammar. My only suggestion would be to polish up on that first half so that it remains consistent with the rest of the book.

Overall, I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars. The topic that the author touched upon is a very important one. Too many people leave college with a debilitating amount of debt. It’s definitely necessary to inform students of ways they can avoid that. This book is an amazing read. All it needs is a bit more editing so that it doesn’t look as messy at the beginning. I would certainly recommend this novel to high school and college students as well as their parents. This is an informative read for everyone, so I cannot say that I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone.

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Post by kandscreeley » 16 Jan 2019, 08:47

With the amount of student loans I have, I would have liked to have read this before I went to college. Nevertheless, I think there are some majors that you just can't avoid accumulating debt. I still would have liked to see what the author has to say though. It's a bit too late for me, now. I'll pass, but thanks.
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Post by teacherjh » 16 Jan 2019, 11:45

This sounds like a good resource. I would like to know more about the strategies he suggested.

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Post by amybo82 » 16 Jan 2019, 12:51

There are lots of books out there about reducing college debt, but this one sounds unique in the way it brings in stories from real people about what they did to exit college debt-free. It sounds like an interesting reference.
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Post by Anthony__ » 16 Jan 2019, 13:26

I guess all students should read this book because information is power! Great review.

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Post by Jessacardinal » 16 Jan 2019, 13:28

This book should be turned into a class taught during the sophomore or junior years of high school!
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Post by kdstrack » 17 Jan 2019, 23:04

I love books that help us save money! I will keep this one in mind to recommend to college-bound students. Thanks for your informative review.

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Post by Itskai88 » 22 Jan 2019, 16:12

This will be very beneficial to people who want to acquire education but do not have that much resources at hand. i am glad that the author made the points he gave practical. Great review.

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Post by Faithmwangi » 23 Jan 2019, 09:25

I am grateful I was able to go through college without student loans. I see how much debt bothers many and this book seems like just what people need to avoid the vicious cycle of student loans. I hope it will be of help. Thanks for the review.
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Post by Rayasaurus » 28 Jan 2019, 23:28

I’m very glad that I’m counted in the number of students who do not have any debt. I just got very lucky, I suppose.

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Post by Goldencheese3 » 09 Feb 2019, 03:19

Amazing review. Makes me want to read the book now! Thanks.

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